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Posted in thread: Kegging - 1 year later on 12-30-2015 at 01:50 PM
Being new to kegging also, a couple of things which helped me work through some of my leak
issues are:1) Don't assume you have only one leak. I had three micro-leaks that I couldn't find
using the bub...
Posted in thread: Kegging - 1 year later on 12-23-2015 at 05:50 PM
Last January I got a kegerator, and after a year of experience, some good, some bad, I wanted
to post some lessons learned for the potential keggers out there. For background, I've got a 2
tap (dual P...
Posted in thread: Which Thermometer Do You Trust?? on 11-22-2015 at 03:09 PM
While this isn't the perfect solution, you can at least have a quick sanity check by putting
both thermometers into boiling water. Water boils at 212 deg (unless you are at really high
Posted in thread: Very cloudy cider on 11-21-2015 at 10:52 PM
Was your cider from fresh juice or bottled (filtered, pasteurized) juice? The former might have
issues with pectin haze. Then I don't think finings help - pectic enzyme might be in order. If
Posted in thread: Gift ideas help! on 11-21-2015 at 02:36 AM
I agree with Yooper here, without knowing his setup, it's tough to guess what he needs. If
someone gave me a glass carboy, it would sit and collect dust (I use better bottles... lighter
& safer). I re...
Posted in thread: First non kit brew on 10-31-2015 at 06:51 PM
I did a tripel with whiskey-soaked oak chips earlier this year and it turned out great. Whiskey
was from a local distiller, so unless you are in the Virginia area I can't recommend based on
my own exp...
Posted in thread: Oak Aging Survey on 10-31-2015 at 02:21 PM
Posted in thread: Oak Aging Survey on 10-30-2015 at 02:09 PM
Beer Type: TripelBatch Size: 5IBUs: 39Color: 3Original Gravity: 1.068Amount of Oak Used: 2Time
beer spent in contact with Oak: 84Did you soak Oak in distilled spirit?: yesResults: 2
Posted in thread: Oak Aging Survey on 10-30-2015 at 02:07 PM
Hey brewers, get out those brew logs! If you've brewed using oak chips before (no barrel aging,
please), please take the survey below.Here's a little background. Here on the forum, plenty of
Posted in thread: Extract Recipe Scaling... Is it linear? on 10-30-2015 at 01:19 PM
In general, yes. Malt (grain or extract) scales linearly. Hops will, but keep in mind that hop
utilization is a function of both boil volume and final volume. Most adjuncts will scale
linearly, but th...